Inventor

10.19.12
Stanford Ovshinsky, inventor of the NiMH battery, passes away at 89
10.19.12

Stanford Ovshinsky, inventor of the NiMH battery, passes away at 89

On Wednesday night, Stanford Ovshinsky, inventor of the nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) battery, passe...

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10.16.12
Cardboard bicycle 'close to mass production': tough, green and just $20
10.16.12

Cardboard bicycle 'close to mass production': tough, green and just $20

Cardboard never ceases to amaze. Having been deployed in gramophones, stereos and even digital cam...

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09.13.12
World's oldest color film footage discovered in museum archive (video)
09.13.12

World's oldest color film footage discovered in museum archive (video)

Cached away for over a century, the world's first color moving pictures have been shown for the fi...

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09.10.12
William Moggridge, portable computer and human interaction trailblazer, dies at 69
09.10.12

William Moggridge, portable computer and human interaction trailblazer, dies at 69

The next time you hinge open that notebook PC and smile at a feature that makes it easier to use,...

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06.08.12
Arthur P. Stern, instrumental in inventing the color television and GPS, passes away
06.08.12

Arthur P. Stern, instrumental in inventing the color television and GPS, passes away

Engadget learned that Arthur P. Stern passed away on May 24th, 2012, but just this week, The Los A...

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05.07.12
Kickstarter talks to us about product 'pre-orders,' won't force refunds when creators flake
05.07.12

Kickstarter talks to us about product 'pre-orders,' won't force refunds when creators flake

Kickstarter has proven an incredibly effective venue for connecting project creators with monetary...

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04.24.12
Google Doodle celebrates Gideon Sundback, unzips knowledge about your favorite wearables
04.24.12

Google Doodle celebrates Gideon Sundback, unzips knowledge about your favorite wearables

We've covered no shortage of wearable gizmos over the years here at Engadget -- in fact, we've giv...

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03.12.12
Ralph Baer, video game mastermind, sits down for inventor portrait video
03.12.12

Ralph Baer, video game mastermind, sits down for inventor portrait video

Ralph Baer is a name synonymous with gaming lore, credited with the invention of the Magnavox Odyss...

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11.29.11
Charles Walton, father of RFID technology, dies at 89
11.29.11

Charles Walton, father of RFID technology, dies at 89

We have some somber news to bring you today: Charles Walton, the man who pioneered the rise of...

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